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A Founder of InfrarrealismoHis First Published Volume of Poetry
Bolaño Ávalos, Roberto.  Reinventar el amor. [Mixcoac, Mexico City]: Taller Martin Pescador, 1976. Small 4to (25 cm, 10"). [1 (blank)] f., 20 pp., [1 (blank) f.
$10,000.00
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Lovingly Read Copy of a BookBoth Praised & Pilloried
by Paulus Manutius
Alcionio, Pietro.  Petri Alcyonii Medices legatus de exsilio. [colophon: Venetiis: In Aedieus Aldi et Andreae Asulani, 1522]. 8vo (20.3 cm, 8"). [70] ff.
$3875.00
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The Brigade of the Coarse Bran
Accademia della Crusca.  Compendio del vocabolario degli accademici della Crusca. Firenze: Apresso Domenico Maria Manni, 1739. 4to (23 cm, 9.125"). 5 vols. I: x, 686 pp. II: [2] ff., 656 pp. III: [2] ff., 524 pp. IV: [1] f., 655, [1 (blank)] pp. V: [2] ff., 554 pp.
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Gold-Beaters & Calico Printers
Crabb's new book of trades, containing an account of the origin and present state of most of the trades practised in England. With neat embellishments. London: Printed & published by T. Crabb ... Sold also by J. Bysh ... , R. Hill, & Lingley & Belch ... & all other Booksellers, [1818–21?]. 24mo (15 cm, 5.5"). 82, [2] pp.; illus.
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Why, All the Cats Had Come to Tea”
Greenaway, Kate.  Marigold garden.  Pictures and rhymes. London: George Routledge & Sons, [1885]. 4to (27.9 cm, 10.9"). 60 pp.; col. illus.
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LECSacred Text with Expressionist ArtSigned
Goldin, Judah, trans.; Ben-Zion, illus.  The living Talmud: The wisdom of the Fathers and its classical commentaries. New York: Limited Editions Club, 1960. 4to (32 cm, 12.625"). xxxi, [1], 165, [3] pp.; 12 plts.
$125.00
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“The Average Burkite Looked with Disapproval upon the Little 'Toy Church' . . . ”
An Easter Tale in a BRILLIANT Binding ofLovely Design
Dickinson, Mary Lowe.  Spring blossoms an Easter story. Philadelphia: Charles H. Banes, (1895). 8vo (19.1 cm, 7.55"). Frontis., 54 pp.; illus.
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For Presentation Only”
Braham, Humfrey; George Soaper, introduction.  The institucion of a gentleman. [London: Reprinted by Charles Whittingham, 1839]. 16mo (18 cm, 7"). [72] ff.
$250.00
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The Bustle, Excitement, Culture, & NOISE of LONDON
Laid Out for Children
S. W. [Sarah Scudgell Wilkinson?, Elizabeth Kilner?].  A visit to London: Containing a description of the principal curiosities in the British metropolis. Philadelphia: Published by Benjamin Warner ... sold also at his store in Richmond, Virginia (pr. by Wm. Greer), 1817. 24mo (14.8 cm, 5.75"). 111, [1] pp.; 6 plts., illus.
$575.00
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“As Faithful Representations of the Originals as Can Well Nigh Be Conceived”
Holbein, Hans, illus.  Icones Veteris Testamenti; illustrations of the Old Testament, engraved on wood, from designs by H. Holbein. London: William Pickering [Charles Whittingham], 1830. 8vo (20 cm, 7.875"). 14, [180] pp.; XC plts.
$225.00
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AZTEC KINGS Used as Exemplars for aEuropean Perfect Prince
  Signed Authorial CommentOnly Two Copies in U.S. Libraries
Sigüenza y Góngora, Carlos de.  Theatro de virtudes politicas, que constituyen á un Principe: Advertidas en los monarchas antiguos del Mexicano Imperio, con cuyas esfigies se hermoseó el Aco triumphal ... Mexico: Por la viuda de Bernardo Calderon, 1680. 4to (20 cm, 7.75"). [4] ff., 88 pp.
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The Long ParliamentORDERED ITS PUBLICATION . . .
Prynne, William.  Romes master-peece: Or, the grand conspiracy of the pope and his Jesuited instruments, to extirpate the Protestant religion, re-establish popery, subvert lawes, liberties, peace, parliaments, by kindling a civill war in Scotland, and all his majesties realmes, and to poyson the king himselfe. London: Pr. for Michael Sparke, 1644. 4to (22.5 cm, 8.75"). [1] f., 36 pp., [1] f.
$300.00
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Foremost Shakespearean ScholarsHandsomely Bound with Embroidered Onlays
Shakespeare, William; Samuel Johnson; George Steevens; Isaac Reed; & Mary Cowden Clarke.  The complete works of William Shakespeare, from the text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed. Edinburgh: William P. Nimmo, [1880s]. 16mo (17.5 cm, 6.875"). 2 vols. I: xxxviii, 841 pp. II: 919, [1] pp.
$75.00
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Signer of the Declaration of Independence
Surgeon General of the Continental Army &
Philadelphia Observer of Summer & Autumnal Disease”
Rush, Benjamin.   An inquiry into the various sources of the usual forms of summer & autumnal disease in the United States, and the means of preventing them. To which are added, facts intended to prove the yellow fever not to be contagious. Philadelphia: Published by J. Conrad & Co. and M. & J. Conrad & Co.; Baltimore: Rapin, Conrad, & Co.; Petersburg: Somervell & Conrad; Norfolk: Bonsal, Conrad, & Co. (printed by T. & G. Palmer), 1805. 8vo (22 cm, 8.5"). 113, [1] pp.
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A Really Elaborate ApologyColumbus, Too!
Foglietta, Uberto.  Uberti Folietae clarorum Ligurum elogia. Genuae: Ex officina Hieronymi Bartoli, 1588. 4to (24.5 cm, 9.6"). [8], 265, [3] pp.
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The First New Testament in Turkish
Bible.  N.T. Turkish. Ali Ufki. 1819.  [title-page in Turkish in Arabic characters, transliterated as] Kitab el-ahd el-cedid [i.e., New Testament]. [Paris: British and Foreign Bible Society], 1819. 8vo (22 cm, 8.5"). 487, [1 (blank)] pp.
$2500.00
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Sirs Substantive & Pronoun, Corporal Syllable,
& of Course Captain Word
. . .
[Peacock, Thomas Love].  Sir Hornbook, or, Childe Launcelot's expedition. A grammatico-allegorical ballad. London: Joseph Cundall, 1843. 16mo (16 cm, 6.125"). 28, 3, [5] pp.; 8 col. plts.
$295.00
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TWO Cat TalesHere forOne Money”
The History of Whittington and his cat, and The Story of puss in boots. Glasgow [Scotland]: Francis Orr & Sons, [c. 1840-1850] . 12mo (16.3 cm, 6"). 24 pp.
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Did We Learn Papermaking from Insects?ILLUSTRATED
Who was the first paper-maker? London: T. Nelson & Sons, 1874. 16mo (16.3 cm, 6.4"). Chromo. frontis., 72 pp.
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Sane When He Killed Her, INSANE SUBSEQUENTLY
Editors of the Journal of Mental Science.  Insanity and crime: A medico-legal commentary on the case of George Victor Townley. London: John Churchill & Sons, 1864. 8vo (23 cm, 9"). 47, [1] pp.
$350.00
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With a Woman's Illustrations
Anacreon.  Anacreontis Odaria, ad textus Barnesiani fidem emendata. Londini: Gul. Bulmer & Soc., 1802. 8vo (21.5 cm, 8.4"). [2], 130 pp.; illus.
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Victorian-Era PROVINCIAL PRINTING of a
Diverting” KidLit CHAPBOOK
The diverting history of Jumping Joan, and her dog and cat.  Otley [England]: Printed by W. Walker, at the Wharfdale Stanhope Press, [ca. 1850?]. Near miniature (10 cm, 4"). 15, [1 (blank) pp.; illus.
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Boccaccio's LanguageCatalogued & Cross-ReferencedA Poet's Copy
Alunno, Francesco.  Le ricchezze della lingua volgare. In Vinegia: [colophon: In casa de Figliuoli di Aldo], 1543. Folio (32.7 cm, 12.875"). 225, [1] ff.
$2500.00
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Maria F.C. Marsh:  New York City Printer & Publisher
[Bolles, John R. (attrib. author)].  The lullaby, with original engravings. New York: M.F.C. Marsh, [ca. 1860-70]. 12mo (18.6 cm, 7.25"). [12] pp. (plus wrappers); illus.
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POPULARPICTORIAL LATIN
Greenwood, James.  The London vocabulary, English and Latin: Put into a new method, proper to acquaint the learner with things as well as pure Latin words. London: R. Baldwin, F. & C. Rivington, G. Robinson, et al., 1807. 12mo (14 cm, 5.5"). viii, 123, [1] pp.; illus.
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The Strangest Dinner-Party That Ever Was Seen”
Comus [pseud. of Robert Michael Ballantyne].  The butterfly's ball and the grasshopper's feast. London: Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1857. 4to (25 cm, 9.8"). [2], 24 pp.; 8 col. plts.
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Calderon & Pseudo-Calderon inOne Thick Volume
Calderon de la Barca, Pedro.  Sammelband with 19 of his comedias sueltas. Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia: Various publishers, ca. 1750–95. Small 4tos. (see below).
$3100.00
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Signed by Both the Poet & the ArtistWith Original Bearden Lithograph
Walcott, Derek; Romare Bearden, illus. & ed.  The Caribbean poetry of Derek Walcott & the art of Romare Bearden. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1983. Folio (31.1 cm, 12.25"). xix, [1], 210, [4] pp.; col. illus.
$800.00
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Coptic Texts, Special Fonts
Nani, Giacomo; Giovanni Luigi Mingarelli, ed.  Aegyptiorum codicum reliquiae Venetiis in Bibliotheca Naniana asservate. Bononiae [Venice]: Typis Laelii a Vulpe, 1785. 4to (28 cm, 11.5"). 2 parts in 1. I: 7, [1], CCXIX, [1] pp. II: [2], CCXXI–CCCLXIII, [1] pp.; 2 facsims. (engravings).
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March, March Away!  To the Playground Lead the Way
Greenaway, Kate, & Myles Birket Foster.  A day in a child's life. London: George Routledge & Sons (pr. by Edmund Evans), [1881]. 4to (24.9 cm, 9.55"). 29, [1] pp.; col. illus.
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Dance of DeathBewick(s?), after Holbein
[Hawkins, J.S., ed.].  Emblems of mortality; representing, in upwards of fifty cuts, death seizing all ranks and degrees of people. London: T. Hodgson, 1789. 12mo (17.1 cm, 6.75"). Frontis., [2], xxviii, 51, [1] pp.; illus.
$950.00
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Well-Illustrated & Scholarly Too
Campbell, Thomas; William Harvey, illus.  The poetical works of Thomas Campbell. Illustrated by thirty-seven woodcuts, from designs by Harvey. London: Edward Moxon ... Bradbury & Evans, Printers, 1846. 16mo (16.7 cm, 6.6"). Engr. frontis., [3], vi–ix, [4], 2–343, [1] pp.; illus.
$450.00
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An “American-MexicanPrinter's Own Story
Pascoe, Juan.  A printer's apprentice. Santa Rosa, Las Joyas, Tacámbaro Michoacán: Taller Martín Pescador, 2018. 8vo (9.25"). 208 pp.
$55.00
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LEC: Burke on the American ControversyWARD ENGRAVINGS
Burke, Edmund, Lynd Ward, illus.   On conciliation with the colonies and other papers on the American Revolution. Lunenberg, VT: The Limited Editions Club, 1975. 8vo (26 cm, 10.25"). Frontis., xxix, [1], 267, [3] pp.; 11 col. plts., illus.
$125.00
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The Cat & the Dog Make Our House Their Home”
Walks with mamma, or, stories in words of one syllable.  London: John Harris, 1824. Sq. 24mo (13.5 cm, 5.25"). 63, [1] pp.; 8 plts.
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Explore Old EuropeSigned Decorated Cloth
Osborne, Albert B.  Picture towns of Europe. New York: Robert M. McBride & Co., 1926. 8vo (21.3 cm, 8.375"). Frontis, xii, [2], 247, [1] pp.; 47 plts., map (incl. in pagination).
$28.75


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“A Greenish Young Lobster Crawling along the Strand . . . “
Aesop; Charles H. Bennett, illus.  The fables of Aesop and others translated into human nature. London: Chatto & Windus, 1875. 4to (25.1 cm, 9.875"). [2], 22 ff.; 24 col. plts. (incl. frontis. & t.-p.).
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Architectural Description of aLarge Colonial-Era Mausoleum
Unanúe, José Hipólito.  Discurso sobre el panteon que esta contruyendo en al convento grande de San Francisco de esta capital. Lima: Real Imprenta de Niños Expósitos, 1803. Small 4to (19.4 cm, 7.65"). [3] ff., 24, [1], [1 (blank)] pp.; lacks the folding engraving.
$800.00
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Illustrated Life of Joseph
Dolce, Lodovico.  La vita di Giuseppe, discritta in ottava rima. In Vinegia: Appresso Gabriel Giolito de' Ferrari, 1561. 4to (19.4 cm, 7.625"). 43, [1] ff.; illus.
$825.00
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A Present for the Students of “the English Mezzofanti”
Juvenal, & Persius.  Decii Junii Juvenalis aquinatis satirae decem et sex[.] Auli Persii Flacci satirae sex. Londini: [colophon: Excudebat Carolus Whittingham], 1845. 4to (28.3 cm, 11.125"). [99] ff.
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Enhanced by a Fan of St. JohnIn a Contemporary Binding & with78 Woodcuts
Aemilius, Georg.  Evangelia quae consueto more dominicis et aliis festis diebus in ecclesia leguntur. Coloniae Agrippinae: Ad intersignium Monocerotis [Walther Fabritius], 1566. 8vo (16 cm, 6.3"). [176] ff.; illus.
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MAIMONIDES IN LATIN
Maimonides, Moses, & Isaac Abravanel; Louis de Compiègne de Veil, trans.  R. Mosis Majemonidae De sacrificiis liber. Accesserunt Abarbanelis Exordium, seu prooemium commentariorum in Leviticum: Et Majemonidae Tractatus de consecratione calendarum, et de ratione intercalandi. Quae ex Hebraeo convertit in sermonem Latinum, & notis illustravit Ludovicus de Compiegne de Veil. Londini: Milonis Flesher (pr. for the author, sold by Pitt & Aylmer), 1683. 4to (23 cm, 9.1"). [16], 450, [2 (blank)] pp. (Pp. 223/24 (Ff3) lacking).
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The Etched Plates, inSanguine
Nurse Dandlem's little repository of great instruction, containing The surprising adventures of Little Wake Wilful, and his deliverance from the Giant Grumbolumbo. Glasgow: Pub. & sold wholesale, by J. Lumsden & Son, [ca. 1815]. Near miniature (9.5 cm, 3.75"). 47, [1] pp.; illus.
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Sensational “News” ReportsShocking “Plots” Fortunately “Discovered”!
(Worcester, Edward Somerset, Marquis of).  The earl of Glamorgans negotiations and colourable commitment in Ireland demonstrated; Or, the Irish plot for bringing ten thousand men and arms into England, whereof three hundred to be for Prince Charls's Lifegard. Discovered in several letters taken in a packet-boat by Sir Tho: Fairfax forces at Padstow in Cornwal; which letters were cast into the sea, and by the sea coming in, afterwards regained; and were read in the Honorable House of Commons, and ordered to be printed. London: Edward Husband, 1645. 4to (19 cm, 7.5"). 35, [1] pp.
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A Father of Botany” Going Biblical Adornments by
The Petrarch Master”
Brunfels, Otto; Hans Weiditz, illus.  Precationes biblicae Sanctoru[m] Patrum, illustrium viroru[m] et mulierum utriusq[ue] Testamenti. Argentorati [Strasbourg]: apud Ioannem Schottum, 1528. 8vo (14.9 cm, 5.875"). 8, [91] ff.; illus. (final illus. & blank lacking).
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I Trust It Will Prove Comprehensive & Readable”Endpapers Designed by WAD
~ A YACHTING JOURNAL ~
Crowninshield, Francis Boardman, comp.  The story of George Crowninshield's yacht, Cleopatra's Barge on a voyage of pleasure to the Western islands and the Mediterranean, 1816–1817. Boston: Privately Printed [D.B. Updike, The Merrymount Press], 1913. 4to (29 cm, 11.4"). xii, 259, [1] pp.; 39 plts. (incl. 4 fold.).
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Fraser's Illustrated Nursery RhymesBold, Bright, a Tad Theatrical!
Fraser, Claud Lovat, illus.  Nursery rhymes with pictures. London: T.C. & E.C. Jack (pr. by Thomas Nelson & Sons), [1919]. Small 4to (26.8 cm, 10.5"). 46, [2] pp.; col. illus.
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Uncommon:  Doré on Historical Styles
Doré, Gustave, illus.; Thomas Wright.  Historical cartoons; or, rough pencillings of the world's history, from the first to the nineteenth century. London: John Camden Hotten, [1868]. Oblong 8vo (25.6 cm, 10.1"). [42] pp.; 20 plts.
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SAXON Heptateuch *&* MORE
Thwaites, Edward, ed.  Heptateuchus, liber Job, et evangelium Nicodemi; Anglo-Saxonice. Historiae Judith fragmentum; Dano-Saxonice. Oxoniae: E Theatro Sheldoniano ... typis Junianis, 1698. 8vo (22.6 cm, 8.9"). Frontis., [8], 168, 32 pp.
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A Medieval Pope Expounds on “Miserere mei Deus”
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Catholic Church.  Pope, 1261-1264 (Urbanus IV).  Fructuosa Urbani pape, quarti Expositio in Psalmum quinquegesimum Miserere mei Deus. [Paris]: Venundatur ab Jodoco Badio et Joanne de Prato, 1519. 8vo (12.8 cm, 5"). [24] ff.
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Ae-hy Ae-hy, Kih She”:  Geordie Tales “Related by the Late Thomas Bewick”
Bewick, Thomas.  The howdy and the upgetting. Two tales of sixty years sin seyne ... in the Tyne side dialect. London: Admirers of Native Merit, 1850. 12mo (22 cm, 8.75"). [2] ff., 9-16 pp.; frontis. port.
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Gay's Witty CreaturesBlake's Illustrations
Gay, John; William Blake, illus.  Fables by John Gay, with a life of the author, and embellished with a plate to each fable. London: Printed by Darton & Harvey, 1793. 8vo (22.3 cm, 8.75"). xvi, 256 pp.; 35 plts. (incl. frontis. and engr. t.-p.).
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First Appearance:
  NEW TESTAMENT Thoughts
from theGreat Dialogist
Gregory I, Pope, ca. 540-604; Tornacensis Alulphus, ed.   Gregoriana super nouum testamentum. Parisijs: Bertholdus Rembolt, 1516. 4to (22.2 cm, 8.75"). [6], 142 ff.; illus.
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An Aldine Offering Opinions on a Variety of Subjects
(Libraries Included)
Liburnio, Nicolò.  Le occorrenze humane. [colophon: In Vinegia: In casa de' figliuoli di Aldo, 1546]. 8vo (16.3 cm, 6.375"). [12], 5–147 [i.e., 146], [2] ff.
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I've Been Singing His L E G
[drop-title]  Cork leg songster.  Newcastle-on-Tyne: William R. Walker, [ca. 1860?]. 12mo (16.8 cm, 6.6"). 24 pp.
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Turgenev in Love
Turgenev, Ivan; Alec Waugh, intro.; Lajos Szalay, illus.   The torrents of spring. Westport, CT: The Limited Editions Club, 1976. Tall 8vo (24.8 cm, 9.75"). xiii, [3], 186, [4] pp.; 8 col. plts., illus.
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MORE! Than Meets the Eye
Bible.  N.T. Greek. 1633.  [in Greek, transliterated as] Tēs Kainēs Diathēkēs apanta. [then in roman] Novi Testamenti libri omnes, recens nunc editi: cum notis & animaduersionibus doctissimorum, praesertim vero, Roberti Stephani, Josephi Scaligeri, Isaaci Casauboni. Variae item lectiones ex antiquissimis exemplaribus, & celeberrimis bibliothecis, desumptae. Londini [i.e., Leiden]: Apud [B. and A. Elzevir for] Richardum Whittakerum, bibliopolam, 1633. 8vo (17 cm, 6.625"). [8], 459, [13] pp.
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The Archbishop of Cambrai onHow to Teach Girls
Fénelon [François de Salignac de La Mothe-Fénelon].  De l'éducation des filles. Paris: Ant. Aug. Renouard, 1807. 12mo (14 cm, 5.5"). viii, 204, [4], 6 (adv.) pp.
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Who Lives in Europe?. . . . .
. . . & What Do They Wear?
[Venning, Mary Anne].  A geographical present: Being descriptions of the several countries of Europe. Compiled from the best authorities. With representations of the various inhabitants in their respective costumes. New York: William Burgess, Juvenile Emporium [R. & G. Wood, Printers], 1831. 16m (15.5 cm, 6.125"). [2] ff., 140, 7 (adv.), [1 (blank)] pp.; 12 plts.
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We are Untrammelled Children of the West . . . PRAIRIE PRINCESSES, As it Were”
Furniss, Grace Livingston.  A box of monkeys and other farce-comedies. New York & London: Harper & Brothers, 1898 (copyright 1891). 16mo (17.5 cm, 6.875"). [4], 257, [3 (2 adv.)] pp.
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19th-Century AmericanSigned Blind–Embossed Binding
This Copy Extra-Illustrated
Hemans, Felicia; Reginald Heber; & Robert Pollok.  The poetical works of Hemans, Heber and Pollok. Complete in one volume. Philadelphia: Grigg & Elliott, 1838. 8vo (22.2 cm, 8.75"). Frontis., engr. t.-p., [10], vii, [ii]–xvi, 479, [1], [ii]–xvii, [1], 43, [1], 79, [1] pp.; 2 add. engr. plts.
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Cadalso for American Students
Cadalso, José.  Cártas marruécas y poesías seléctas. Boston: Imprenta de Munroe y Francis, 1827. 12mo (18 cm, 7.25"). 288 pp.
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A SHIP, a DEBT, one ANGRY PHILADELPHIAN
[Chew, Samuel].  Exposición del asunto de la corbeta Tepeyac o Kensington, construida en Filadelfia. Filadelfia: Imprenta de Guillermo Stavely, 1830. 8vo (21.2 cm, 8.25") 59, [1] pp.
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American Gift Book for aForeign Audience
Presente a las damas.   Filadelphia: Carey, Lea, & Carey, 1829. 8vo (19.3 cm, 7.55"). Engr. presentation f., [4] pp., 32 ff.; 32 plts.
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A Pocket Book of ButterfliesFine COLORED Illustration
Malo, Charles.  Les papillons. Paris: Chez Janet, [1820?]. 12mo (13.2 cm, 5.2"). 198 pp., fold. calendar; 11 plts.
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Defending John Frederick of Saxony & Landgrave Philip of Hesse
[Major, Georg].  Ewiger, Göttlicher, Allmechtiger Maiestat Declaration. Wider Kaiser Carl, Künig zü Hispanien etc., vnd Bapst Paulum den dritten. [Wittenberg: Josef Klug, 1546]. 4to (18 cm, 7.125"). [56] pp.
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CHARADES Make an Early Appearance inEnglish Entertainment
Mayhew, Augustus, & Henry Mayhew.  Acting charades or deeds not words, a Christmas game to make a long evening short. London: D. Bogue (pr. by Henry Vizetelly), [1849]. 16mo (17 cm, 6.75"). Frontis., engr. t.-p., [v]–x, [2], 158, [2] pp.; illus.
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20th-Century Renaissance ManMedievally Inspired MANUSCRIPT Memorial
Erie Railroad Company (Follansbee, Mitchell Davis).  Manuscript on paper, in English. “In memoriam Mitchell D. Follansbee 1870 – 1941.” [Chicago: 1941]. 8vo (27.4 cm, 10.75"). [8 (1 blank)] ff.
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Children's Overview ofGerman Industry, ILLUSTRATED
(Trades & Crafts).  Kleine Technologie oder Beschreibung der Künste und Handwerke für die wissbegierige Jugend. Nürnberg: Friedrich Campe, 1826. Oblong 12mo (9.4 cm, 3.7"). 332 pp. (lacking pp. 145–46, 149–156, 159–160), 19 plts. present.
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From Ape to Zebra, Illustrated by Anderson
The young child's A B C, or, first book.  New York: Samuel Wood (pr. by J.C. Totten), 1806. 32mo (9.8 cm, 3.8"). 16 pp.; illus.
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Woman Entrepreneur, Patent Medicines Division(1855)
S.A. Osburn (Firm).  [drop-title] Osburn's detergent balsam, or, the great remedy, for nursing sore mouth, canker, thrush, scarlet fever, inflamed sore throat, &c., &c. [Rochester, NY]: No publisher/printer, 1855. Tall 12mo (20 cm; 7.75"). 3, [1] pp.
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“The Editor Flatters Himself that the Execution of this Reprint . . .
Will beSelf Recommended
The noble and renowned history of Guy Earl of Warwick.  Containing a full and true account of his many famous and valiant actions, remarkable and brave exploits, and noble and renowned victories. Chiswick: Printed by C. Whittingham for John Merridew et al., 1821. 12mo (19.5 cm, 7.75"). x, [2], 148 pp.; illus.
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A Classic of the GenreLove's Progress inWOODCUT EMBLEMS
Hugo, Herman; Christopher van Sichem, illus.  Pia desideria emblematis elegiis & affectibus Ss. Patrum illustrata. Antuerpiae: Typis Henrici Aertssenii, 1628. Small 8vo (12.3 cm, 4.875"). [30], 456, [2] pp.; 46 ill. (woodcuts), 1 coat of arms (woodcut).
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Retitled butReadable & Well Decorated
Percival, Emily, ed.  The garland: Or, token of friendship. A Christmas and New Year's gift. New York: Leavitt & Allen, [1854–5]. 12mo (19 cm, 7.5"). 288 pp.; 7 plts.
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With the Spanish Royal Coat of Arms on BOTH Boards
Balbuena, Bernardo de.  Siglo de oro en las selvas de Erífile. Madrid: Ibarra, 1821. 8vo (18.3 cm, 7.24"). [1] f., xvi, 240, 99, [1] pp.; 1 port.
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From a Caney, Kansas NYAL
Hill, Janet McKenzie.  Nyal cook book. Practical recipes that have been tested in actual use. Detroit: Nyal Company, (copyright 1916). 12mo (19.4 cm, 7.625"). Frontis., [20], 228 pp.; 7 double-sided plts.
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Witty, Moderately Filthy, & Scarce
Harington, John.  The metamorphosis of Ajax; a cloacinean satire: With the Anatomy and apology ... To which is added, Ulysses upon Ajax. Chiswick: C. Whittingham, 1814. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.7"). Frontis., xv, [1], xx, [4], 135, [1], 21, [1], 62, [4], 70, [2] pp.; illus., music.
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Cooks Helping Cooks
Boston Cooks' Benevolent Association.  Annual ball booklets. Boston: T.J. Russell, 1911, 1913, 1916. 8vo (varying sizes). [16], [20], [20] pp.; illus.
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Waes Hael” IndeedIn a Nicely “Thematic” Binding by Amy Richards
Chase, Edithe Lea, & W.E.P. French.  Waes Hael, the book of toasts; being, for the most part, bubbles gathered from the wine of others' wit, with here and there, an occasional humbler globule believed to be more or less original. New York: Grafton Press, 1904. 8vo (19.8 cm, 7.75"). 303, [1] pp.
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PORTABLE STOICISM
Epictetus, & Jean-Baptiste Lefebvre de Villebrune, ed.   [two lines in Greek, transliterated as] Epicteti Enchiridion [then] curante J.B. Lefebvre de Villebrune. Parisiis: Typis Philippi-Dionysii Pierres, Regis Typographi Ordinarii, 1782. Sq. 12mo (11.6 cm, 4.6"). [6], 8, 46 pp.
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The Unlucky Man, the Christmas Sing, & the Friend of Cats
Wilkins, Mary.  The people of our neighborhood. Philadelphia: Curtis Pub. Co.; New York: Doubleday & McClure Co., (1898). 32mo (15.2 cm; 6"). viii, 161, [1] pp.
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A Renaissance Theories BookWith Reference to America
Castilla, Francisco de.  Theorica de virtudes en coplas, y con co[n]mento. [colophon: Caragoça [Saragossa, Zaragoza]: Impresso ... por Agostin Millan impressor de libros, 1552]. 4to (20 cm, 8"). 2 parts in 1 vol. lxx, xxxiiii, [4] ff.
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